News: May 2019

Washington City Hopes to Create a Mega Site

After annexing over 800 acres, Washington City looks to create a potential mega site. 

Utah in the Top Five Best States According to U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News released its annual Best States rankings last week and Utah remains in the top ten once again. Utah received the ranking it did because of its high rankings in the following categories: economy, infrastructure, and fiscal stability.

Five Questions for Thomas Wadsworth

At the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED), Thomas Wadsworth is the manager of Business Development and Corporate Incentives, charged with recruiting local and out-of-state companies to expand or relocate to Utah.

Three Projects That Will Redefine Utah

Val Hale, Executive Director at the Governor's Office of Economic Development, discusses the three current project that have the potential to ensure economic success in the decades to come. 

Why Utah Should be the Birthplace of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Natalie Gochnour, associate dean at David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah, reflects on Utah's potential to serve as a "cradle" for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. 

Utah Can Lead the Way for Innovation in Infrastructure

EDCUtah President & CEO, Theresa Foxley, shares her thoughts on how Utah can serve as a leader for the rest of the country when in comes to innovating infrastructure. 

EDCUtah Releases Economic Profile of the Arts in Utah

In economic terms, Utah is one of the top states in the nation for the arts, with a 22% growth rate in arts-related occupations from 2013 to 2018, compared to 12% nationally over the same time period.

Infab's Plans to Open a Factory in Hildale Brings Hope to the Mayor

Any rural town would cheer news that the state cut a deal to attract a new factory that promises 90 high-paying jobs.

Call for Nominations - Annual EDCUtah Economic Development Awards 2019

Every year we celebrate the people and companies that have made an impact on the economic landscape of Utah with the EDCUtah Economic Development Awards.

Fox File #89: It’s All About the Basics

The Fox Files are regular messages from EDCUtah President & CEO Theresa Foxley.  

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